FAIRFAX, Va. – The Harvard men's volleyball team (7-3, 1-1 EIVA) dropped a five-set heartbreaker to No. 13 George Mason (6-4, 1-0 EIVA). After winning the first set, 25-22, the Crimson fell in the second and third sets by set scores of 32-30 and 25-23. Harvard mounted a comeback, taking the fourth set 25-21, but fell short in the fifth, 15-7.
Sophomore Campbell Schoenfeld posted a new career high in kills with 23 to the lead the team. Fellow sophomore Ryan Hong had the highest kill percentage on the night with a .667 clip, recording 10 kills on 15 attacks. Senior captain Matthew Ctvrtlik tallied 52 assists, a new career high as well.
Defensively, senior captain Chase Howard led the team in digs with 15, while Ctvrtlik had 10 digs of his own. Schoenfeld also recorded a career high in blocks with eight block assists, while Hong tied a career-high with seven.
- Schoenfeld totaled 54 attacks in the match, 14 more than his previous career high set during the 2019 season.
- Four members of the Crimson recorded five or more blocks in the match.
- Hong had zero receiving errors on the night.
The Crimson will conclude its back-to-back series with George Mason tomorrow, Feb. 15 at 3 p.m. The match will be broadcast on ESPN+.